Crochet – connecting people

Tapestry crochet was long on the list of my crochet projects. I have never tried it before, but I was certainly attracted by the mathematics behind it, since most things I have seen were quite geometrical 🙂 For years one of my friends wanted to have a bag crocheted by me. I think by now…

Color block crochet tote

Living in Belgium, you can never know how much real summer you would actually have 🙂 When you crochet something summery, you really want to finish it as early as possible, so that you manage to use it. Lucky us, we are having quite a lot of sun these days and the forecast still looks…

Little crochet purse & my first tutorial

I made this little purse for a lovely friend, a very strong and wise woman for her birthday. I know she has been waiting for it for a long time 🙂 This is also my first attempt to write down how I made it. I really hope it is clear and easy to follow. I would appreciate…

Starry scarf

We have a surprisingly beautiful autumn in Brussels! The sun lets us enjoy the color change and the calmness of early mornings. Yet the mornings are getting chilly. Chilly enough to put on a warm scarf 😉 This one is a birthday present for my friend Maaike, for whom I made the rose earrings. I…

Welcoming a miracle!

I have already confessed how excited I get about baby news! No wonder, when my friends told me they were expecting, after sharing the joy, I said “Oh, I’m gonna crochet something.. A baby blanket!” I was very happy that the soon-to-be mommy took part in the making of this blanket. We looked together at different…

First baby blanket

The best news you can get is that your friends are expecting a baby! The excitement and happiness of the moment does not get lost, no matter how many times you get such news. One of my best friends shared with me this news, after we ran together a 4 km woman race. Yes, she…

Raspberry for my mom

In my home country, we do not celebrate Mother’s Day. It’s a pity, because it is such a beautiful way of celebrating our moms! However, since I live in a country where this day is celebrated, this year I decided to make something for my mom and share with her this day. When I was young(er),…